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Alta Mabrae Yordy b. 24 Sep 1921 Eureka, Woodford Co., IL d. 21 Dec 2017 Normal, McLean Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Alta Mabrae Yordy

Female 1921 - 2017  (96 years)


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  • Name Alta Mabrae Yordy 
    Born 24 Sep 1921  Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Dec 2017  Normal, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Heartland Health Care
    Buried Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I863  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2018 

    Father Bishop Ezra Benjamin Yordy,   b. 6 Apr 1892, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1980, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Carrie Edna Good,   b. 2 Jan 1893, Cornell, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1993, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1915  East Bend Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • By Peter Zehr, at home of bride’s parents, Peter Good. Carrie’s white wedding dress and dark blue going away dress were sewn by a seamstress in Fisher, IL.
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Roth Graber,   b. 14 Apr 1918, Deer Creek, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 2003, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1941  Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Paul Graber
     2. Thomas Graber
     3. Rachel Graber
     4. Christine Graber
     5. Jeffery Graber
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1921 - Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1941 - Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 2017 - Normal, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/obituaries/alta-m-graber/article_6abd1016-b8c6-5d15-9e23-46f6b7a10572.html#utm_source=pantagraph.com&utm_campaign=%2Femail-updates%2Fobits%2F&utm_medium=email&utm_content=1C135F18D6DC37D0D7799514DE524FB611D50220

      Alta M. Graber, 96, of Normal, formerly of Eureka, passed away 12:59 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 21, 2017) at Heartland Health Care, Normal.

      Alta was born Sept. 24, 1921, in Eureka, a daughter of Ezra B. and Carrie Good Yordy. She married Chris Graber on Feb. 21, 1941, in Eureka. He passed away Oct. 10, 2003.
      Survivors include her children, Paul (Nancy) Graber, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Tom (Fran) Graber, Elkhart, Ind.; Rachel Noe-Casper, Pensacola, Fla.; Christine Troyer, Eureka; and Jeff (Michele) Graber, Normal; one brother, Maurice Yordy, Eureka; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters, Ethel, Dorothy, Florence, and Ruth.
      Alta in her younger years worked for Libby’s in Eureka. She also was a loving homemaker and a secretary for various businesses.
      She enjoyed in her spare time quilting and gardening.

      Alta was a member of Roanoke Mennonite Church, where her funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Alice Kennell will officiate. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Eureka, is handling arrangements for the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Roanoke Mennonite Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S225] East Bend Mennonite Church Records, Peter Zehr.

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, FAG into gives the year as 1916 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49083702/carrie-e.-yordy.


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